The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. The provincial government has stopped paying for hotel rooms for dozens of people who were moved out of a temporary homeless shelter last month following a confirmed case of COVID-19. And while federal funding is now covering the bill, the local association tasked with doling […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. The arrival of COVID-19 has increased the pressure on the Department of Health, the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA), and the Department of Community Services to empty out long-stay patients to make room for an expected surge of hospitalizations. Two dozen new cases a day […]
Last August, the federal government signed a 10-year-deal with the province of Nova Scotia to cost-share a $400-million-dollar contribution towards affordable housing. The timing couldn’t be better for people trying to find a place to live in Metro Halifax. Not only is the population growing but the vacancy rate is at a historic low —...
News When writing today, I really noticed the loss of The Star Halifax. There’s not much news happening over the holidays, but certainly The Star would have been out and reporting on something. The city now has one less newsroom of reporters digging up stories. We will all notice this heading into 2020. 1. Puppy mill […]